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John Wood 18kt Gold Pair Cased Watch

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

John Wood 18kt Gold Pair Cased Watch, Liverpool, No. 2299, c. 1795, porcelain Roman numeral dial with moon hands and blued seconds, the case carries two watch papers from Bond & Son and Jesse Smith Chronometers, Essex Street, Salem, inside marked 18, case maker TH, and Chester assay marks, gilt dust cover reveals the balance bridge with diamond endstone and inscribed Patent, and gilt full-plate movement marked by maker and numbered as above with chain fusee, maintaining power, steel three-arm balance, blued-steel regulator with compensation and chatoned "Liverpool windows," dia. 56 mm, 155.7 g.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

John Wood, Jesse Smith, Chester, Clockmakers